Language, Discourse & Society

Language, Discourse, & Society is an international peer-reviewed journal, est. in Europe in 2011 by RC25 of ISA and focused on advancing sociological knowledge concerning language, face-to-face interaction, and other language-related social phenomena. It is the official journal of the International Sociological Association-Research Committee 25, Language and Society. Language, Discourse, & Society seeks to attract an international and interdisciplinary audience interested in the sociological development of language-related knowledge to better understand our complex social environment. Articles appearing in Language, Discourse, & Society analyze issues related to the structures of discourse, talk, text, language use, or communication and the relationship of these to social and cultural representations. The journal publishes articles that are theoretically and/or empirically driven, including qualitative and quantitative methodologies of language and text.

Language, Discourse, & Society is published twice annually (June and December) in electronic form, and it is open to articles dedicated to all aspects of sociological analyses of language, discourse and representation. The journal has an ISSN code (2239-4192). and it is listed in the most important databases of Open Access Journals, including Erih+, CEJSH, PBN, ROAD/ the Directory of Open Access scholarly Resources, Google Scholar, DOAJ (since August 2021), SCOPUS (accepted from June 2021).

Language, Discourse & Society can publish special issues about specific research themes. For these special issues, specific calls for papers will be announced. If you are interested in editing a special issue, contact the Journal Editor:

Language, Discourse & Society is Edited by RC 25 ISA, at Faculty of Political Sciences and Sociology, University Complutense, Madrid, Spain.

We encourage authors to use ORCID and from December 2021 ORCID will be obligatory. DOI numbers will be given from December 2021.

As authors feel free to share your work in academic circles, quoting full publication details; Researchgate,, Publons included. 


Prof. Anna Odrowaz-Coates, PhD,

UNESCO Janusz Korczak Chair, Maria Grzegorzewska University (APS), Poland;


Executive Editor

Magdalena Lemanczyk, PhD,

Institute of Political Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland;


Thematic Editors

Gatitu Kiguru, PhD,

Kenyatta University, Kenya


Cecilio Lapresta-Rey, PhD, University of Lleida (UDL), Spain


Phyllis W. Mwangi, PhD, 

Kenyatta University, Kenya


Book Review Editor

Chika Kitano, PhD, 

Ritsumeikan University, Japan

Editorial Board

Stéphanie Cassilde, Ronin Institute of Independent Scholarship
Amado Alarcon, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain
Anna Odrowaz-Coates, Maria Grzegorzewska University, Poland
Keiji Fujiyoshi, Otemon Gakuin University, Japan
Viviane Melo Resende, University of Brasilia, Brazil
Christian Karner, The University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Federico Farini, University Campus Suffolk, United Kingdom
Nadezhda Georgieva-Stankova, Trakia University, Bulgaria
Trinidad Valle, Fordham University, USA
Maud Mazaniello-Chézol, McGill University, Canada

The List of Reviewers is published once a year in December’s issue 

Previous Editorial Boards can be found in each issue of the journal from June 2021 


Journal’s Postal Address: 

Language, Discourse & Society 
c/o RC25, International Sociological Association
Faculty of Political Sciences and Sociology,
University Complutense, 28223 Madrid, SPAIN